The Cove Ridge Center Foundation and Advisory Board is a supporting group of Natural Tunnel State Park. This website is an effort by the Board to help promote the park’s programs, activities, and amenities as well as programs and events sponsored by the Board and it’s various sub-committees and councils.
Cove Ridge Educational Alliance for Teaching Experientially
a workshop provided by the Education Council of the Cove Ridge Center Foundation and Advisory Board
C.R.E.A.T.E. is a one-of-a-kind workshop for educators focused on fostering SOL-correlated approaches to education in all content areas and at all grade levels in an outdoor setting. Teachers from Russell, Washington, Sullivan, Hawkins, Wise, Lee, Tazewell, and Scott Counties and the cities of Kingsport and Norton are eligible, but we can only accept up to 50 participants so get your applications in quickly! The $35 fee includes all program fees, materials, and lodging; however, please keep in mind that lodging is provided for those who request it on a first come, first serve basis. Click here for more information, visit the Education Council’s website, or contact the Cove Ridge Center at 276-940-2696 or email Gretchen Cope, director of the Cove Ridge Center.
About the Cove Ridge Foundation
The mission of the Cove Ridge Foundation and Advisory Board is to develop and implement programs, provide organizational structure, and financially support areas of program concentration through use of facilities located within Natural Tunnel State Park. Learn more about our programs below or read more about the foundation »
About the Cove Ridge Center
Cove Ridge Center at Natural Tunnel State Park was designed to house a variety of events. We are a popular destination for weddings, class and family reunions, retreats, training sessions, and educational programs.
We invite you to take a look around the center at our meeting rooms, lodging facilities, catering kitchen, and very popular Gazebo. Our staff at the Cove Ridge Center will be happy to answer any questions you may have before your visit .